You can do this. You may not believe you can because of a feeling or because of negativity around you. There is always a way to accomplish your goals, but you have to do something. Dreams aren’t made reality without doing. Even a winning lottery ticket requires the buck or two to make the purchase, no one just wins the lottery without some kind of forward action. Success requires you to take steps forward, to create movement towards the completion of a goal.

It may seem impossible today, but if you know what you want and you take the steps necessary to get there, you can make the success happen that you are looking for. You are only held back by your own lack of doing. But by acting and taking the next necessary steps, you have become unleashed from stagnancy. You’re unleashed from the mundane. You’re unleashed from the failure you don’t want to experience.

Whether you’re a veteran business owner, an entrepreneur, there are steps you need to follow to make your economic aspirations a reality. What do you need to do to be successful?

  1. Have a clear business plan. Know your product, your audience and your competition.
  2. Have a clear marketing plan. Know what to say about your product or service. Make it easy to understand. Stay within your budget.
  3. Have a positive attitude. No one succeeds by beating themselves up daily.
  4. Have a network. Connect with other business owners. Tell them about what you do (and they will tell you about what they do). Just do.
  5. Have a coach. Work with an expert in business or marketing who can help you’re not sure and will keep you on the track of doing.
  6. Don’t stop. You’re unleashed from the tethers of inaction. Always be doing the next thing that needs to be done, and don’t delay. Focus on not stopping.

Feelings waver and can bring you up or down and they are not always rational. Keep your feelings and emotions in check and continue moving forward. Subject your emotions to the facts as you know them. Ask yourself if what you’re doing makes logical sense and, if it does, keep doing it. You are unleashed to succeed, don’t go back into the bondage of feelings, they don’t always steer you the right direction.

About Sarah Flashing

Sarah Flashing
Sarah Flashing is a business leadership coach and creative whose passion is to see businesses & organizations thrive in the new normal. As a successful business owner with experience in both the boardroom and classroom, Sarah helps leaders identify gaps in their business and marketing plans and implement innovative solutions. She holds an M.A. in Ethics from Trinity International University. Contact Sarah about coaching or invite her to speak at your next event.

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